Microsoft’s Joseph Sirosh on Big Data Lessons from Reaching 50 Millions in 7 Days (Video)


From Strata + Hadoop NYC 2015, an entertaining talk by Microsoft’s Joseph Sirosh on the creation of the viral phenomenon,  how it got to 50 million users in 7 days, and the unexpected big data challenges that came with it.

Joseph Sirosh is a Corporate Vice President at Microsoft, and leads the Information Management and Machine Learning group. He joined Microsoft in fall 2013 from Inc. where he was most recently the vice president for the Global Inventory Platform and the CTO of the core retail business.